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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.